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August 10, 2023, 7:00 – 8:00pm

A Conversation with Kit Galloway


An artist talk by Kit Galloway, followed by a conversation between the artist and SFPC Co-Director Celine Wong Katzman.

August 5, 2023, 11:00am–2:00pm

Hand Coding Round Robin with Emma Rae Bruml Norton


Participants of this workshop will learn how to “hand code” for the web through the creation of collective web pages.

July 29, 2023, 2:00 – 5:00pm

The Basis of Electronic Music thru Sequencing with Dweller Electronics <> JWords


Students will be learning how to sequence through a DAW (digital audio workstation)

July 22, 2023, 11:00am–2:00pm

Seeding your own cloud - hands on self-and-community-hosting with Jonathan Dahan


Participants will set up computers with the ability to host personal home pages.

July 8, 2023

Experiments in Networked Performance Showcase


a day and night of experimental digital performances designed for a live online audience

July 8–August 12, 2023

Electronic Cafe for Poetic Computation


The Electronic Cafe for Poetic Computation (ECPC, pronounced easy-peasy) is an internet cafe being developed in real time.

June 10, 2023 at 5:00pm

Void Spa Closing Performance & Reception

Akeema-Zane and A. Sef

Cafe offering by pleasure ceremony (cy x). Live sound facilitation by a²z and brandon king (subt.le fka leon grey).

June 2023

Everyday Objects, Complicated Histories

Kleaver Cruz

written in conjunction with artist Francheska Alcántara's Session project, Secure the Bag, Mint the Soaps and Throw the Bones.

May 20, 2023 at 6:00pm

Void Spa Opening Reception

A. Sef and Akeema-Zane

View the installation, hear sound by a²z, Akeema-Zane’s music/sound practice arm

May 20–June 13, 2023

Void Spa

Akeema-Zane and A. Sef

Void Spa aims to challenge and subvert the extractive and appropriative use of Black and Brown spirituality within the luxury wellness industry.

April 29, 2023 at 1:00pm

Offering of Dreams: Closing Reception & Book Launch


Visitors will be able to enjoy a sculptural display of Dreams, a new limited edition, hand-crafted artist book with ceramic and wood elements.

April 22, 2023 at 1:00pm

Digital Shamanism


Conversation with Indigenous Korean shaman Mudang Jenn

April 8, 2023 at 1:00pm

Kimchi Making Workshop


A conversation on the cultural, economic, and sociopolitical history of kimchi.

April 7, 2023 at 6:00pm

Fermented Dreams


This performance will reimagine and interpret the dreams of three generations of women: Ayoung, Ayoung’s mother, and Ayoung’s grandmother.

April 1, 2023 at 6:00pm

Colliding Dreams


An intimate performance centered on reimagined adaptations of Ayoung and Nicholas’ dreams.

March 23–April 29, 2023

Offering of Dreams


Several total transformations, as each selection of dreams adapted into performance-based videos are situated in different imagined worlds.

March 4, 2023, 2:00 – 5:00pm

Closing Reception for Suhyun Choi: Memorial for Laptop

A ritual co-curated using AI-generated prayers and ceremonies, to soothe the souls of the dead.

March 2023

Rehearsing Repair

Lisa Hsiao Chen

written in conjunction with artist Jean-Marc Superville Sovak's Session project, Can a Sculpture feel Pain?/ Columbus Confessionals.

February 18, 2023, 2:00 – 4:15pm

TFW You’re Techno and Oriental

Through an illustrated lecture artist Suhyun Choi will demonstrate how movies can promote or challenge techno-orientalism.

February 11, 2023, 1:00 – 6:00pm

Day-long Convening: Re-Configuring Our Relationships with Our Tech and Ourselves

Suhyun Choi

This day-long convening will delve into the ways in which relationship building – with ourselves, our communities, & our tech objects.

January 26–February 26, 2023

Opening Memorial for Artist’s Laptop

Join us for a ritual marking the passing of artist Suhyun Choi’s laptop.

January 26 – March 4, 2023

Memorial for Laptop

Suhyun Choi

The public is invited to donate their broken personal devices and write loving farewell letters to acknowledge their relationships

January 14, 2023 at 3:00pm

Columbus Confessionals: Closing Reception & Performance

A participatory performance that will include a guided meditation and vocalization and musical accompaniment of the collective liturgy to be offered.